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Patrick McCartney


About Patrick

Patrick McCartney is an actor and an improviser . He was at The Second City with PIT caretaker Ali Reza Farahnakian. While in Chicago he studied improv with the great Del Close. While not improvising in Chicago he was acting in plays. He was an ensemble member of the Center Theater and did shows at Steppenwolf, Stage Left and just about every other venue Chicago had to offer. While there he studied acting with Mary Ann Thebus. In Los Angeles he studied acting with Ivana Chubbuck in her Thursday night master class. In NYC Patrick was an ensemble member of Shira Piven's Water Ensemble where he starred in Elizabeth Gilbert's adaption of her short stories "Pilgrims ". He was at the first UCB where he taught improv did Asscat and created the shows "Two Irish Jerks" with Miriam Tolan, and "Perverts," with Jackie Clark and "Lennon and McCartney" with Jodi Lennon. Television and film include "SNL digital shorts ", "Elf", and the recently wrapped indie "Baby Frankenstein."  Currently he teaches levels 4, 5 and 6 improv as well as Acting for Sketch. Patrick also does private acting coaching in his 'One on One' through the PIT. He is a member of the improv group Centralia. Former students include Eric Stonestreet, Julie Klausner and Ed Helms.



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Upcoming Shows
Grad Show: Level 5 Improv Sat 10/7/17 6:00pm
Grad Show: Level 4 Improv Sat 10/28/17 6:00pm
Observer Effect: an Improvised Documentary Thu 11/2/17 7:00pm
Grad Show: Level 4 Improv Sun 11/12/17 6:00pm
Observer Effect: an Improvised Documentary Fri 11/24/17 7:00pm
Grad Show: Level 5 Improv Sat 12/2/17 6:00pm
Observer Effect: an Improvised Documentary Fri 12/15/17 7:00pm
Grad Show: Level 4 Improv Sun 1/7/18 6:00pm
Observer Effect: an Improvised Documentary Fri 1/12/18 7:00pm
Observer Effect: an Improvised Documentary Fri 2/2/18 7:00pm
Upcoming Classes
Level 5: Improv Performance Study Tue 10/10/17
Level 4: Advanced Scenework Thu 11/2/17